Fenland MP Steve Barclay keeps job as Brexit Secretary after Boris Johnson Cabinet cull

Fenland MP Steve Barclay has kept his job as Brexit Secretary after a cull of Cabinet ministers from new Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

Thursday, 25th July 2019, 12:37 pm
Steve Barclay

The MP for North East Cambridgeshire was chosen for the role last November after the resignation of Dominic Raab.

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And despite Mr Johnson replacing a record 17 ministers in an hour, Mr Barclay was one who kept his job.

He tweeted: “I’m deeply honoured that Prime Minister @BorisJohnson has asked me to continue in my role as #Brexit Secretary. It is time to energise the country to get Brexit delivered by October 31.”